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Wood Turning (CSW 120)

Length: Sat/Sun 9am-4pm  |  Price: $265.00  |  Prerequisite: None

April 22 and 23, 2017

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Introductory Chip Carving (CSW 131)

February 4 and 5, 2017, or

April 22 and 23, 2017, or

September TBD, 2017.

Length: Sat/Sun 9am-4pm |  Price: $250.00 plus tools and materials |  Prerequisite: None

Learn the attractive and delightful art of chip carving. This decorative style of carving is quickly and easily acquired using only two knives. This class will be conducted by Wayne Barton, considered the preeminent master of chip carving in North America.

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Intermediate Chip Carving: Design (CSW 132)

November 12 and 13, 2016

Length: Sat/Sun 9am-4pm  |  Price: $250.00  |  Prerequisite: CSW 131

Learn the attractive and delightful art of chip carving. This decorative style of carving is quickly and easily acquired using only two knives. This class will be conducted by Wayne Barton, considered the preeminent master of chip carving in North America.

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Introduction to the Scroll Saw (CSW 140)

Length: Sat 9am-1pm  |  Price: $75.00  |  Prerequisite: None

Guest instructor Mike Tipp, will be teaching a 4-hour seminar on Scroll Saw fundamentals. You will learn about the parts, features and functions of the scroll saw. Some of the topics included are: safety, blade type and size, how fast to cut, how to tension the blade, how to operate the scroll saw, and pattern transfer. Students will be given exercises to practice techniques.

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Introduction to Band Saw Boxes (CSW 145)

Length: Sat 9am-4pm |  Price: $150.00  |  Prerequisite: None

Guest instructor Larry Anderson will guide you through the basics of making beautiful boxes using the band saw. Each student will complete two original one of a kind boxes over the course of two  mornings.

Band Saw Box II(CSW 146)

Length: Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-1pm | Price: $150.00 | Prerequisite: CSW 145

Band Saw Box III(CSW 147)

Length: Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-1pm | Price: $150.00 | Prerequisite: CSW 145

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Felder Seminar (CSW 171)

Length: Weekend  |  Price: $300.00  |  Prerequisite: None

This course is designed for new or prospective Felder/Hammer owners to get hands-on training using various Felder machines. The objectives of the course are safety and general orientation on the use of Felder sliding table saws, shapers, jointer/planers and band saws.

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Sharpening Seminar (CSW 173)

Length: Saturday morning by appointment|  Price: $30.00  |  Prerequisite: None

Do you have dull, rusty old chisels or plane blades? Learn how to sharpen them.

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Weekend Scroll Sawing for Kids (CSW 045)

Length: Sat 9am-Noon |  Price: $45.00  |  Prerequisite: None | Age: 10 and older

The Scroll Saw is the safest tool in the shop and can be used to make shapes, puzzles, and decorative ornaments out of wood. This class great for young artists and tinkerers interested in working with wood.

Adirondack Chair (CSW 117)

Dates: April 2, 8 and 9, 2017 |  Price: $300.00 +materials  |  Prerequisite: None |

Build an iconic outdoor chair in the course of two Sundays. Students will learn to use the table saw, band saw and cross cut saw. In addition, they will learn to use the router table and disc sander.